1 Pound

1 Pound -  obverse1 Pound -  reverse

© Maged Habib

Features

Country Egypt (Republic)
Period Arab Republic of Egypt (1953–1958, 1971–date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1952-1961
Value 1 Pound
1 EGP = 0.06 USD
Currency Pound (1953-1958)
Composition Paper
Size 162 × 85 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 30
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.

Obverse

Blue and lilac. King Tut-Ankh-Amoun at right.
Circle over watermark at left with underprint.

Lettering:
البنك الأهلى المصرى
اصدر بمقتضى المرسوم العالى المؤرخ فى ٢٥ يونيو سنة ١٨٩٨
أتعهد بأن أدفع عند الطلب مبلغ جنيه واحد مصرى لحامل هذا السند
مبلغ
جنيه مصرى
القاهرة فى ٣ أغسطس ١٩٦٠
عن البنك الأهلى المصرى

محافظ البنك

١
جنيه مصرى

Translation:
NATIONAL BANK OF EGYPT
Issued by virtue of the High Decree of June 25, 1898
I promise to pay the bearer on demand the sum of
One Egyptian Pound

For the National bank of Egypt

Governor

Reverse

Trajan's Kiosk and Philae Temple, Philae Island.

Watermark: Sphinx.

Lettering:
NATIONAL BANK OF EGYPT
ONE EGYPTIAN POUND

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1952-1955)  54% P# 30a. Signature Mohamad Amin Fekry.
ND (1955-1957)  31% P# 30b. Signature Ahmad Zaki Saad.
ND (1957-1960)  8% P# 30c. Signature Abd El-Galil El-Amry.
ND (1960-1961)  15% P# 30d. Signature Abd El-Hakeem El-Refay.

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